RN to BSN Program extended to prelicensure ADNs

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UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing is excited to share that the RN to BS in Nursing completion program now extends entry to prelicensure Associate Degree Nurse (ADN) students. Students working towards an ADN can take a variety of courses at UWM through one of the three course modalities we offer: in-person, online, or competency-based assessments.

UWM RN to BS in Nursing offers students a unique opportunity with multiple modes of course delivery. Many students take courses in various ways because we understand that course flexibility and cost are essential to all students.

BSN@Work and School offer students face-to-face courses taught at local hospitals and technical schools.

BSN@Home allows students to take courses and earn a degree online through the UW-System Collaborative Nursing Programs.

UW Flexible Option provides students the ability to complete competency-based assessments in place of the traditional courses.

UWM RN to BSN Completion Programs Director Nicole Simonson, DNP, RN, shared, “UWM has worked hard to meet our students where they are at in their learning and career journey. We understand that completing a Bachelor of Science in nursing is more than an expectation of an employer, but rather a self-fulfilling goal for many nurses who have to work while going to school. Allowing prelicensure nurses the ability to take BSN completion courses in their final year of school, gives them the jump start to achieve a BSN quicker.”

About UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing

Since 1965, the College of Nursing has developed a tradition of excellence. Dedicated to providing academic programs of the highest quality that are at the forefront of nursing, the college has been widely recognized for its innovation, leadership in the profession of nursing and extensive collaboration with diverse community agencies. US News & World Report consistently ranks the college in the top 15 percent of nursing schools with graduate programs.